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Doctor insights on: Good Substitutes For Olive Oil In Pesto Sauce

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What are the good effects of olive oil?

What are the good effects of olive oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil has 8.1 mcg of vitamin K, 1.9 mg of vitamin E & 1.9 grams of saturated fat. Olive oil also contains 30mg of phytosterols which helps to keep cholesterol low. ...Read more

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Does extra virgin olive oil good for cooking?

Does extra virgin olive oil good for cooking?

Yes: Olive oil has good health benefits especially cold pressed. It is healthy to minimize fried food. ...Read more

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Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

Probably, uncertain: Raw fresh extra virgin is a relatively healthy oil to use ; may reduce inflammation ; risk of heart disease, cancer ; cognitive decline in doses of 1-2 tbsp/day. See http://bit. Ly/184senb. However, large amounts are associated with increased risk of heart disease; for an article critical of olive oil see http://bit. Ly/1cgojkl- but this article ignores much of recent research in the first article. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for cooking and if yes then which kind of olive oil....Virgin or normal.?

Is olive oil good for cooking and if yes then which kind of olive oil....Virgin or normal.?

Yes. Possibly virgin: A trial in 200 men showed : oil with higher amounts of polyphenols, virgin olive oil, had greater effects in raising hdl-c and lowering oxidized LDL than refined olive oil. This study does appear to show that other components apart from monounsaturated fatty acids, affect lipid levels, it is uncertain whether it was actually the polyphenols that resulted in these differential benefits. ...Read more

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I consume a lot of olive oil on a daily basis, I know it is suppose to be good for you, but is it too much?

I consume a lot of olive oil on a daily basis, I know it is suppose to be good for you, but is it too much?

Good for you: Anything in xs is probably not that good. Xs would likely result in loose stools or diarrhea. Would reduce your intake if this occurs. By and large olive oil consumption is healthy & good for you. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for treating sunburns?

Is olive oil good for treating sunburns?

Not really: Cool compresses; aloe vera gel (avoid the ones with Benzocaine as they can cause allergic skin reaction); topical otc steroid cream for more painful burns (remember to use very sparingly to avoid potential skin damage). Prevention is even better: sun blocks that protect against uva & uvb applied b4 exposure; long sleeves, broad-brimmed hats, pants. For sever blistering, see fp. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for health when heated??

Good oil: Olive oil is good for health at any temperature appropriate for consumption ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for skin-combination help?

Is olive oil good for skin-combination help?

Salads: Olive oil is good on salads. There are thousands of skin creams. You can try a few. If you have a specific problem a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for you when you have a cold?

Is olive oil good for you when you have a cold?

Hmm?: Some people use garlic - olive oil mix for colds (I don't know if it is helpful) but I can't find any literature on use of olive oil (solo) for upper respiratory infections. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for raising HDL levels or does it have to be more specifically extra virgin olive oil?

Is olive oil good for raising HDL levels or does it have to be more specifically extra virgin olive oil?

No Difference: There is no difference in the hdl-c response to regular olive oil or extra virgin olive oil. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for your liver?

Is olive oil good for your liver?

No.: Olive oil is not good for your liver, but neither is it harmful. Adding it to your diet will not help with any type of liver issue. It will add extra calories, however, so could potentially be a negative factor if you have fatty liver. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for oily face?

Is olive oil good for oily face?

Good for what?: Will only make your face more oily! ...Read more

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Is extra virgin olive oil good for scars?

Is extra virgin olive oil good for scars?

No: Other than moisturizing your skin and making you smell like a salad, it will have no effect on scars. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking olive oil orally as a home remedy should it be done or not and will it have lasting effects (good or bad)?

What are the pros and cons of taking olive oil orally as a home remedy should it be done or not and will it have lasting effects (good or bad)?

Unknown: We know that following a mediterranean diet which is high in olive oil has health benefits, but there are no scientific studies that show that taking olive oil is supplement form has the same benefits. ...Read more

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Is massaging penis with olive oil good?

Is massaging penis with olive oil good?

Penis and olive oil.: It moisterizes the skin and has also been used for lubrication during masturbation. Unfortunately, it does not appear to increase strength of the penis, or erectile length. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is Ozonized olive oil good to apply for anal fissures?

Is Ozonized olive oil good to apply for anal fissures?

No: Another Holistic folk medicine cure w/o any scientific studies to back it up. Like putting butter on a burn ...Read more

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Is it good to take olive oil with warm milk? Does it increase sexual power?

Is it good to take olive oil with warm milk? Does it increase sexual power?

Myth: That is all a myth. None of that will increase your libido or prowess. If you want to drink it, you can - but don't expect any magical change. Such things are in many cultures and are all pure nonsense. ...Read more

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Help please! Is canola or olive oil good for you, seeing they are high in monounsaturated fats?

Olive best: Olive oil is far better than canola oil for you. Canola oil is gmo, as is corn and soy.
http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/cooking-oils. Html. ...Read more

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Is j&js baby oil good for my 2week old baby body massage? I heard its harmful If yes which oil can I best use? I used Dabur almond n olive oil earlier

Is j&js baby oil good for my 2week old baby body massage? I heard its harmful If yes which oil can I best use? I used Dabur almond n olive oil earlier

None usually: Mild infant soap with no specific oil if you are having warm weather. Baby oil maybe used sparingly on selected spots in cooler weather. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for you when you have the flu?

Is olive oil good for you when you have the flu?

Not Really: There is no evidence to support that oive oil has any benefit when you have Flu ...Read more